The San Marco neighborhood (sestiere) It is located in the southeast area of the city of Venice. It is the smallest and oldest sestiere of the six there is, but it is surely the most valuable because it forms the core of the city.
The most beautiful buildings in Venice, and probably in the world, are in it. It is connected by the main artery of the lagoon: the Great channel. With the vaporetto we can reach and enter the neighborhood through its large door, the San Marco Square, place of foundation of the city.
It is currently the priority objective of every visitor. There we can find a high concentration of places of interest for our visit. The Basilica of San Marco, the Campanile, the Torre dell’Orollogio, the Doge’s Palace, the city’s oldest famous cafes, the columns of San Marco and San Teodoro, among others.
But leaving there, we can find secret places such as the beautiful Escala del Bovolo, the Gran Teatro La Fenice or the church of Santa María del Giglio.
Banks and luxury stores populate the area of the Vallaresso street. The Long Street March 22 It has luxury stores, some with curiosities and antiques that are worth visiting. Staying in this neighborhood is doing it in the heart of the city. There are many hotels available and the location will be a privilege. In this neighborhood the history and the present are combined giving a sample of what is the life of the Venetian.